October 2011

Get excited about fall with decorating ideas to warm up any space. Suzanne Dimma outlines three lessons for creating a cosy home, from choosing muted paint colours to layering fabrics. Lynda Reeves shares her favourite shades of mustard, and how she incorporated the warm hue into this year’s Princess Margaret Hospital showhome. Browse a 12-page spread of the new Oakville showhome, including the country kitchen, cosy upstairs bedrooms, and bright, spacious basement. Plus, peek inside designer Philip Mitchell’s traditional Nova Scotia home. Senior editor Meg Crossley shows how to make DIY cutting boards from cedar or poplar planks, and food editor Amy Rosen reviews the newest Oliver & Bonacini restaurant in Toronto. You’ll love chef Trish Magwood’s Thanksgiving recipes, too.